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to introduce one of our shining stars at spring valley, our second great teacher, ms. jennifer man. jennifer has taught at spring valley 18 years. she doesn't look like she's taught there for 18 years but she's had. she started there. that was her first teaching assignment and stayed there sin. that speaks to i think the quality of teachers there at the school. when you first meet jennifer you would think that she's shy but within that quiet demeanor beats the heart of a passionate educator. her passion shines through when she teaches. she reaches out to all her students no matter what level they may be. she often goes the extra mile to help them by sacrificing her own time to tutor them after school. her passion radiates when she works with her leagues. she's always willing to help, either planning a lesson with a fellow teacher, coordinating schoolwide events or assisting the school secretary when she's busy with phone calls. jennifer is the type of person who will never refuse you if you ask her for help. and she helps you without ever asking for anything in return. her passion for teachi
to jennifer. jennifer is an accounting supervisor in our finance accounting division and has been with the agency for five years. she is being recognized today for her outstanding performance in completing the analysis of the m.t.a.'s 20 bank accounts with the bank of america. she was able to determine if banking services were needed in her review and the closeout of unnecessary accounts. she consolidated accounts resulting in the reduction of our bank fees. in addition, as part of the proposition 8 mandated chart of accounts and budget restructuring project, jennifer worked tirelessly in detailed analysis of several special revenue funds that were repeeled with many challenges, she was able to successfully complete this project timely and close out the fund balances of these accounts. our director of finance is here to present the award to jennifer. >> thank you, mr. ford. good afternoon, everybody. i'm honored to be here to present this award to jennifer. jennifer is a new mom. and so she's very busy with that effort. but she also was given a chance to move ton another departmen
jennifer johnson. you can continue the conversation off line. >> my name is jennifer johnson, i am a deputy public defender. i represent 100 seriously mentally ill clients in our behavior and held court. i have been part of the program since the planning stages. i have seen the evolution of the program. most of mcclintock felony charges and a freezing state prison. about 75 -- most of my clients have felony charges and are facing state prison. all of my clients are in behavioral health court and in the criminal justice system because of an treated mental illness. if they had been treated, have access to proper treatment in the community, they would not be in the jail. is that simple. -- it is that simple. this is not a problem that is going to get better. it is a problem that is likely to get worse. the state prison system is overcrowded. it is releasing people back to the streets. there has been a change in the law. people in state prisoner serving less time. there are a huge number of people in state prison who have a major mental illness. they will be on our streets. this problem is seri
to touch on base with what was said, especially some of the things that jennifer johnson said, who is my attorney. some of the things that were sitting here tonight are some of the things that i have received. the money threatening to be cut because of the money or whatever. nearby had not had access, -- if i had not had access, i would not be standing here today. i was diagnosed as a schizophrenic, and with long- term treatment, i was able to make some drastic changes in my life. i am able to obtain and hold a job at this point. there have been times where i did not have a clue where to get treatment at because i did not know where it was available, and that is what is happening now. people do not know where to get it. if it had not been for the health corp., i would truly be shepherded into the system -- if it had not been for the health court. those places and things are needed, desperately, because if i had not been able to go to one to deal with both my addictions, the mental health and my drug addiction, that i do not know where i would be. i would probably be in prison somewhere.
in 2009. that is a lot of contact that should not be occurring at all. jennifer will be talking about the behavioral health court. as an aside to that, for people who are mentally ill and participating in the behavioral health corporation, they already have to wait between four and eight weeks for community placement. they're just sitting in jail waiting for a place to go. they're waiting for treatment. the cuts in community programs are starting to make this worse. that is all that i had to say. >> do we have any questions? yes, mr. martin. >> you are getting the overflow? >> we treat people who come into the jail and are referred for mental health care. >> the doctor described the bottleneck at san francisco general. i take it you are getting a much increased flow of people into the jail? >> yes. >>
for the city and county of sentences. special thanks go out to drdr. quanbeck, jennifer friedenbach, thomas jefferson, annette robinson, pam fisher, fred martin, dr. jones, susan mcintyre, virginia wright, tom purvixs, officer dunn. i like to thank you all for participating in this very special hearing. i would like to make sure that the things said this evening reached the ears of those in office at this moment. those who control the purse strings, those who make the decisions to make these cuts. we let you hear from firsthand responders, from those who are on the ground, from those professionals who have experience dealing with those in crisis. we've heard from the public this evening, passionate testimony regarding help services help out and why we need to continue with services. with that, i would like to thank you all for coming. again, we have openings on the mental health board. i hope you will grab some of our fliers and get in touch with our staff to explore the possibility of being able to sit here and make changes have been -- happen. the mental health board has done fantastic th
in your kids' teeth. is there nothing you don't have to worry about these days? dr. jennifer ashton is here to tell us what we need to know, what to do about it this morning. we'll take care of those fears. first, we want to get to this incredible story of bravery. this past sunday a man's car burst into flames in northwest georgia. dan gloth would have died if not for some dedicated police officers. we're going to speak exclusively with dan and two heroes who saved him this morning. first, jeff glor with more on the story of that rescue. jeff? >> erica, those police officers are being called heroes this morning. when you see the video, you will see why. the dash cam video says 5:11 a.m. moments before sheriff's deputy chad phillips arrived at the scene of a horrifying accident. >> when i first arrived the flames were probably six, seven foot high. >> reporter: 56-year-old dan gloth was trapped inside his burning car. worried he'd never see his daughters again. his car filled with black smoke, making it impossible to see or breathe. he couldn't kick out the windows. what gloth didn'
. >> from the neckline slimmer to the shake weight, i need that, too. jennifer cohen fitness expert and author of "no gym required" has it all. hello. >> hello. >> hello. >> whatever you're doing, it's working. >> thank you. thank you very much. >> we can't wait to see some of these contraptions. >> some of these are very funky looking. this first item we have here. >> why drive to to use the gym when you can just drive to use the treadmill. >> it's not a joke. >> it's not a joke. it's an alternative to an actual bicycle. you can run on this contraption. it's a little more difficult than the normal treadmill. >> you drive down the street while you're running? >> you could. you require more balance than a typical treadmill. >> what does that cost? >> the cost is pretty pricey, about $2500. so, yeah. >> i'll just run outside on the street. >> that's a cheaper option. >> that's a cheaper and safer option. >> i've seen you run. >> but it's for the bored person, i suppose. >> look who's here. >> she's going to be the model today for the flex belt. this is fda approved and it claims that
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